Survey Suggest Green Schools are a High Priority with Most Americans

According to a nationwide poll, three out of four Americans support federal investment in school-building improvements related to creating healthier learning environments, saving tax dollars or lowering carbon emissions.

The independent survey, sponsored by United Technologies Corp. and the U.S. Green Building Council’s Center for Green Schools, indicated that one in three of those surveyed said the majority of U.S. schools are in “poor” shape. Only 6% said U.S. schools are in “excellent” shape, USGBC reported.

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